I Will Not Keep Silent! I Will Not Rest! Psalm 37:1-11, 39-40 and Isaiah 62:1-5 February 24, 2019 Rev. Dr. Theresa S. Thames for Princeton University Chapel During our most recent choir tour in Morocco, out of all of the places we were visiting, I was most excited about Marrakech. Not because of any … Continue reading I Will Not Keep Silent! I Will Not Rest!
Rabbi Ira J. Dounn Have you heard of the Sacrifice of Sarah? No, you probably haven’t, because it isn’t recorded in the Torah. We often think that the Binding of Isaac episode had a happy ending. Even though G-d commands Abraham to sacrifice Isaac, G-d stops Abraham from going through with it and Abraham … Continue reading The Sacrifice of Sarah: Acknowledging the Real Victim of the Binding of Isaac
Rev. Vance P. Ross Matthew 3:1-12 In those days John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness of Judea, proclaiming, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” This is the one of whom the prophet Isaiah spoke when he said, “The voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the … Continue reading Outlying Faith: an Advent sermon
Donna Schaper Most people I know are buying optimizing search engines and searching franticly for their own “key words.” They want to be found on line. They want to be noticed. I am so glad they didn’t read the lectionary from June 21. There in Matthew 6: 1–6, we are admonished to keep … Continue reading Doing Good in Quiet
Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann University Public Worship Stanford University 19 February 2017/23 Shevat 5777 (Genesis 1:26-28; Isaiah 56:1-8; Deuteronomy 16:18-20) I’ve always felt an affinity for Presidents Day, the day honoring Washington’s and Lincoln’s birthdays. My mother shared a birthday with President Abraham Lincoln and my birthday is the day before. From the time I was … Continue reading Presidents and Precedents
Down the Mountain Matthew 17:1-9 Rev. Michael Livingston, Executive Minister, The Riverside Church NYC Princeton University Chapel, February 26, 2017 Lent must be near, the final journey of Jesus to Jerusalem hangs in the air like a fine mist. It has not yet become the violent storm that will drench the people and events to … Continue reading Down the Mountain